Enter to win a drawing for a Jackson City Library backpack stuffed with books, and 2 free tickets to an Ohio University Bobcat football game, courtesy of Ohio University Athletics. There will be 3 winning names pulled for the prize package. Entries start Tuesday, September 2, and will the contest will conclude September 15.
The library is pleased to host its first annual Local Authors Fair on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00-7:30 p.m., and invites all local authors to participate. The library will provide the space, and each author will have a table to display their works, available for purchase and signing. Readers can meet new authors, add to their personal collection, or purchase wonderful holiday gifts for friends and family. Help support local authors by attending the Local Author Fair. Anyone who would like to participate may call the library at 740 286-4111 to register for a table
The Apple Festival Book Sale will begin Monday, September 15 at 10:00 a.m. and run through Saturday, September 20. Items at reasonable prices will be available, including books, dvds, and audiobooks. Hardback books - .50 or 3/$1.00. Paperback books - .25 or 5/$1.00. DVDs - $1.00. Audiobooks - .50 or 3/$1.00.
The Franklin Valley Quilters and the library will sponsor the annual Apple Festival Quilt Show, beginning Wednesday, September 17 at 10 a.m. and running through Saturday, September 20. Any person wishing to display a quilt at the show must bring it to the library on Monday, September 15 from 5:00 to 7:00, or Tuesday, September 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. No antique quilts will be accepted and all entries must stay on display until 12:00 p.m.